Shavuos/Parashas Behaaloscha June 7-11, 2011

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The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored by Faye Kasser in honor of the birth of her granddaughter.

Shabbos, June 10-11, 2011

Parashas Behaaloscha 9 Sivan, 5771

Earliest Candle Lighting 7:01pm Light Candles by 8:15pm

Friday Mincha (Plag) – Arcola 6:50pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha 2 – Arcola Social Hall 7:30pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola 8:15pm

Rabbi Rosenbaum will speak at University Blvd.

Rabbi Daniel Rapp will speak following the 8:45AM Main Minyan

The 8:45AM Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by the YISE Adult Education Committee in honor of Rabbi Rapp, and by Nancy & Avi Karkowsky in honor of: the birth of twin grandchildren, Meirav Tova & Nadav Boruch, to Dr. Chavi Karkowsky & Josh Greenfield (& 'big brother Matan Yosef), the engagment of Shuli Karkowsky & Avi Rabinowitz of Woodmere, NY, and the engagment of Zev Karkowsky & Hasya Pearlman of Baltimore.

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:55pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 8:10pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 8:10pm

Shabbos Ends 9:23pm


Shira & Shmuel Pepper on the birth of a baby boy. Mazal Tov to Grandparents Hannah & Paul Berner, Susan & Jerry Pepper and Great Grandmother Flora Berner. The Shalom Zachor will be in the downstairs party room of University Towers, building 1111 at 9:30pm.

Shira & Moshe Kasser on the birth of a daughter. Mazal Tov also to big brother Avi, big sister Ayelet and to grandparents Diane & Moshe Manheim and Fay Kasser.

Talk to the Rabbi – Beginning June 12, Rabbi Rosenbaum will make himself available by phone (no meetings will be scheduled) from 10am to 11am, Sunday through Friday mornings, barring extenuating circumstances. Of course, people can call at any time and either speak with him or leave a message. His office number is 301-593-4465, ext. 405.


Youth Groups on the 2nd day of Shavuos and on Shabbos meet at 10am. 1st – 4th grade girls meet upstairs in the small Beis Medrash; 1st – 4th grade boys at the Yeshiva (meet in the YISE downstairs lobby at 10am); 2-5 year olds meet in the large Youth room behind the women`s balcony. Pick up the 2-5 year olds in the large Youth room and the 1st-4th graders in the small Youth room.

Ice Cream !! The YISE Youth Department invites the entire community to an Ice Cream Party on the second day of Shavuos. Join us Thursday, June 9, 4:30-5:30 pm in the Arcola Social Hall. For more info or to help sponsor this event, email

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Shiur for 6th-8th grade boys will not meet this Shabbos.


On the 2nd day of Shavuos, Rabbi Rosenbaum will speak at the 8AM Minyan and the 8:45AM Main Minyan.

Midnight Shiur for middle school boys – Rabbi Klugerman will be teaching a shiur for middle school boys at 12 midnight in the Social Hall.

Shiur for the Girls – There will be a shiur for 6th-8th grade girls at the Isser home, 11533 Daffodil Lane from 11:00pm to 1:00am.


Beis Medrash Zichron Gedaliah Community Tuesday Night Learning for Men – will resume after Shavuos.

Rabbi Zev Katz's Wednesday morning Chumash shiur will resume after Shavuos. Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's Wednesday evening Advanced Men's Gemara shiur will resume after Shavuos.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Gemara shiur for men, Tuesday and Friday mornings, Arcola Social Hall, 6:00-6:45am.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Sunday night shiur for men in Mishna Brurah meets at his home. For more information contact

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Wednesday night Women's shiur will resume after Shavuos.

Linas Hatzedek – The Greater Washington Community Kollel – Linas Hatzedek continues this Sunday with the topic "Lo Sisnah: The Prohibition of Harboring Hatred in Your Heart." The program is presented jointly with the YISE Adult Education Committee, Sunday mornings 9:30am, following the 8:45 Shacharis.

Gemara Basics – The Greater Washington Community Kollel's weekly Yesodei Hatorah shiur for men will resume after Shavuos.


R' Pinchas Werner – 8:15am Shiur, youth room behind the balcony. All are welcome.

Rabbi David Hyatt – Gemara Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Musaf.

Rabbi William Millen – Gemara Shiur, resumes this Shabbos 1 hour before Mincha.

Rabbi Amram Hes -Parsha shiur will not meet this Shabbos.

Rabbi Daniel Rapp will speak between Mincha and Maariv at Arcola.

R' Hirschel Wohl will speak between Mincha & Maariv at University Blvd.

Mrs. Yocheved Arzouan – Shiur 9am, upstairs behind the women's balcony.

Thank you for all your prayers for my son, Rabbi Yisroel Yosef Anemer. Surgery was June 2 and the doctors are pleased with the results. Please continue with all your tefillas, which are greatly appreciated and needed. Rebbetzin Anemer


A Shavuos Shiur for Women – The Yeshiva Women's Alumni Association is presents a shiur for women on the second day of Shavuos. Rabbi Aharon Lopiansky will address "Concepts of Kabbalos HaTorah," 4:30pm at the Boys' School Campus, 1216 Arcola Avenue, in the Belonofsky Beis Midrash. All women in the community are invited to attend.

Women's Daytime Tehillim Group – 2pm-3pm, Tuesdays. For information contact Arleeta Lerner, 301-649-0552.

The Women's Group studying "The Power of the Positive Word" will meet this Shabbos at the home of Mrs. Klavan, 1106 Arcola Avenue, at 5:30pm.

3rd Grade Girls' Shabbos Group will meet at the home of Rachel Morris, 11516 Monticello Ave, from 4:30 – 6:00 pm.

Bnei Akiva will be holding the last snif of the year this week at KMS at 6pm. A walking group will leave from YISE at 5:30pm. Come say goodbye to your madrichim and to the Bnot Sherut; enjoy a very special snif. Hope to see you all there!

Kiruv training – Come to an inspiring, informative evening at the home of Leah & Yehoshua Scheininger, this Sunday, June 12. Learn how to reach out to fellow Jews in a meaningful way. Mincha 8:15pm, followed by speaker Yisrael Schwartz at 8:30pm and Maariv around 9:45pm. Mr. Schwartz, a dynamic and inspiring speaker, will share his experience in kiruv. Men and women welcome, no charge, light refreshments served. Warwick Apt. 710. Please RSVP regarding the minyan! Contact Leah, 301-741-3341, or Yehoshua, 301-767-6921, for info.

Gush Katif's Forgotten People – Judy Lowy of JobKatif will discuss her non-profit organization's efforts on behalf of former residents of Gush Katif and Northern Shomron. Monday, June 13, at the home of Gail & Chaim Sanders, 604 Lamberton. Mincha, 7:45pm; presentation, 8:00pm. For more info, contact Gail at

Rabbi Dr. Ivan Lerner will be speaking on "Spirituality and Sexuality," Sunday, June 19, 7 pm at the Kemp Mill Synagogue. Rabbi Lerner will speak as an outreach educator regarding the mitzvah of mikvah. The program is sponsored by the Mikveh Emunah Society.

Online Computer Classes – Dreamweaver (beginners and intermediate) classes begin June 20. Six classes per series. Sponsored by the Orthodox Union. For course info, prerequisities, and fees, go to and scroll down to the right.

The Mikvah Emunah Society Inaugural Dinner – Tuesday, June 21, 7pm. Celebrating the opening of the new Yitzchak Wallerstein Mikvah and honoring Mrs. Robin Niman. Covert $136 per person. At the Newton White Mansion, Mitchellville, MD. Vaad Certified Catering.

Hot Tips for Today's Job Market – JSSA presents a free workshop on (1) becoming more successful at self-marketing, (2) resume tips, and (3) mastering the interview process. Thursday, June 16, 10:30-11:30am, Quince Orchard Library, 15831 Quince Orchard Road, North Potomac. For info call 301-610-8380 or email

Job Seekers: What's Your Grade on Your HR Report Card? Tobie Hollander of Holy Cross Hospital will discuss what Human Resources sees in you, give you strategies to improve your resume, and discuss how you can present yourself most effectively in a phone or in-person interview. Monday, June 20, 7:30pm, YISE. Sponsored by the Kemp Mill Employment Assistance Initiative and by Ben Yehuda Cafe & Pizzeria. To reserve a seat and a copy of the handout, email

Envision an artful day with AMIT at the American Visionary Art Museum, Sunday, June 26, 11am, followed by a dairy lunch at the Royal Kosher Restaurant in Baltimore. The bus will leave KMS at 9:30am and will return by 5pm. Cost is $85, including museum, lunch and transportation. For reservations and/or further information contact Robbie Pearlstein, 410-484-2223 or, or Doris Leeds, 301-593-3411.

Camp Ahava – Camp begins June 27! Experience this summer in the heart of Kemp Mill for up to 8 weeks (until August 19)! Exciting activities, programs & trips. Flexible sessions, Extended Care and swim lessons available. For ages 4½ to 12 and CIT program. For more info contact the Director, Stephanie Frumkin, 301-649-4425, or visit the camp website at

Reminder- Announcements are listed as space is available, at the discretion of the YISE staff. Listings for non-Shul events may appear one time if space is needed for Shul events, or may appear more often if space permits. Submissions are subject to editing for space or stylistic requirements.


Shabbos, June 11 – The YISE Community Adult Education Project welcomes Rabbi Daniel Rapp, J.D., Associate Dean of Judaic Studies at Yeshiva University, Dayan, Beth Din of America, as our Scholar-in-Residence.

Tuesday, June 14 – YISE Nursery Graduation, 9:15 am, Arcola Social Hall

Tuesday, June 14 – YISE Board Meeting, 8pm, Arcola Small Social Hall.

Wednesday June 15 – Senior Lunch. Speaker Davi Walders, "Women against Tyranny: Poems of Resistance during the Holocaust."


Safety is our primary concern – We are thrilled to announce that our Head Counselor, Mrs. Elyse Gabay, is a Registered Nurse! With all the peanut allergies, asthma, and other health issues so many children are now facing, we are taking a proactive measure to ensure their safe and enjoyable summer. In addition, we have a high counselor to camper ratio to help with every child's individual needs. To ensure your child's spot at the camp, please register at your earliest convenience. Go to to download the registration forms. If you have any questions, contact Lianne Heller, Camp Shomrai Director at 301-593-7365 or e-mail

Davening Times Week of June 12 – June 18, 2011

MORNING SERVICES (June 12 – June 18)

Univ. Arcola Sephardi (korbanot)

Sunday 8:00am 6:30/7:30/8:45am 7:30am "

Monday/Thursday 6:15am 6:45/7:35/8:30am 6:05am "

Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday 6:30am 6:55/7:35/8:30am 6:15am "

Shabbos 8:45am 7:00/7:00/8:00/8:45am 8:15am "

AFTERNOON SERVICES Mincha-Maariv (June 12- June 16)

Sunday-Thursday – Arcola & University 8:20pm

HALACHIC TIMES (June 12 – June 18)

Talis & Tefillin 4:37am

Krias Sh'ma 9:24am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:47pm

Next Shabbos, June 17-18, 2011

Parashas Shelach 16 Sivan, 5771

Earliest Candle Lighting 7:04pm Light Candles by 8:18pm

Friday Mincha (Plag) – Arcola 6:50pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha 2 – Arcola Social Hall 7:30pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola 8:20pm

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 8:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 8:15pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 8:15pm

Shabbos Ends 9:26pm

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